Implementation of an Intensive Job Search Program for Cash Assistance Recipients: The STRIVE Program in Westchester County, New York
This Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation report describes the STRIVE program in Westchester County, New York, which is a full-time, eight-week course that teaches job readiness and job search skills. The report discusses a study of the STRIVE program, which aimed to answer these research questions: what was the context in which the STRIVE program operated; how was the STRIVE program designed; how was the STRIVE program implemented, what were its most prominent features, and what challenges faced managers and staff; and what are the lessons for program administrators wanting to implement this approach.
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